Helicopter Pilot Training Profiles: Chase Grantham

Congratulations to Chase Grantham on his first helicopter solo!  Chase was also the winner of the Guidance Aviation HELI-EXPO photo contest!  Nicely done Chase. Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and fixed wing flight training utilizing the newest aircraft and best equipment available. For more information, go to http://www.guidance.aero or http://www.guidancehelicopters.com

Helicopter Pilot Training Success: Career Placements!

Congratulations to Guidance Aviation flight instructors Alex Clark, CFI-I, Mark Galvin, CFI-I, Billy Ringer, CFI-I and Kyle Shuffler, CFI-I.   Clark and Galvin both recently landed jobs at NorthStar Trekking while Ringer and Shuffler have taken positions at Maverick Helicopters.  Congrats guys! ALEX CLARK, CFI-I “My sister, who was studying aeronautical engineering at Embry-Riddle, recommended Guidance Aviation. … Continued

Helicopter Search and Rescue Crews Save Lives

What if your were stranded, lost, injured, or all of these?  What would you wish for?  Food, water, or perhaps the beating blades of a Search and Rescue helicopter?  Based on these stats and stories, I’d be wishing for those sweet beating blades yelling to me, “I got you.” Below is a snippet for the … Continued

Guidance Aviation to Unveil New Mobile APP and Learning Portal during their 15th Year Anniversary Celebration at the HELI-EXPO 2013

As mobile devices move to command media, Guidance launches new flight training delivery platforms Guidance Aviation of Prescott, Arizona, will be celebrating its 15th Year Anniversary and unveiling its newest training technologies; a “Maneuvers Guide” mobile application (“App”) and an online training portal called “MyGA”, during HELI-EXPO 2013. The mobile application includes a series of … Continued

The STARR and Guidance Safety Partnership

by STARR COMPANIES, Global Insurance and Investments Guidance Aviation, a Part 141 flight training academy in Prescott, Arizona, specializes in high altitude flight training.  As the first FAA approved Part 141 helicopter high altitude training facility in the U.S., Guidance has been producing professional aviators since 1998, in which the program began with a single … Continued

Helicopter Pilot Jobs: Career Placement in the Helicopter Industry

If you’re told that high altitude flight experience during your helicopter flight training is just a bunch of fluff, ask the Chief Pilot of the world’s largest fleet of ECO-Star helicopters what he thinks. “… As you are well aware, the mountainous regions encompassing the Grand Canyon is among the most challenging of flight environments. … Continued

Helicopter Pilot Training Profiles: Robert Mazur

Congratulations to Robert Mazur on earning his Commercial Pilot rating, helicopters! The following flight programs are offered at Guidance Aviation: Private Pilot Instrument Pilot Commercial Rating Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument (CFI-I)

Helicopter Flight Training Profiles: Always A Marine

Helicopter Flight Training Using GI Bill Benefits to Become a Professional Helicopter Pilot [CAREER UPDATE: 02-15-15: CJ has just announced he has landed a job and will begin flying professionally (outside of Guidance) in March, 2015. Congrats CJ!!]  James (CJ) Schneider III is a CFI, CFI-I for both Helicopter and Fixed Wing. He works for … Continued

Arizona Aviation Day at the State Capitol: Guidance Aviation is there

We hope to see you at the Arizona State Capitol, for the eighth annual Arizona Aviation Day! Our staff will be meeting with State Legislators and other Aviation organizations from Arizona.  For more info, see below.   The eighth annual Aviation Day at the Capitol is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2013. The event will … Continued